Dating back to the 11th century and painstakingly restored by its current owners, Pieve San Quirico Castle is now a luxury self-catering property, ideal for an unforgettable Italian getaway or wedding.
The main house, the Castle, features 7 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms and can host up to 15 guests. Larger groups can be accommodated in the adjacent 4 apartments located in the nearby Tower which cannot be booked independently and host up to 15 people.
The beautiful interior decorations and furniture is matched with modern equipment and cutting-edge technology from high-speed wireless Internet connection, to whirlpool bathtubs, air conditioning, ice maker, professional Nespresso coffee machine and billiards. All bedrooms feature AC, telephone, safe box, mini fridge, hair drier, ensuite bathroom with bathtub + rain shower, fine fabrics and luxurious drapes. Each bedroom suite having its own decorative theme.
Outside you find a medieval large courtyard surrounded by lemon trees perfect for candlelight dinner and many sitting areas. The 5,000 sq.m manicured gardens which surround the castle were created by the famous Tuscan landscape designer Alberto Margheriti. They are embroidered with flowers (roses, santoline, perovskia, and thyme), pomegranate and cherry trees, with cratecus, laurel, rosemary and lavender bushes, oak and olive trees, that are continuously in flower. Numerous seating areas offer fabulous views over the hills and the Tiber valley.
Other features are the large panoramic infinity saltwater pool with fantastic hillside views (rectangular fan-shaped, in white stone. 120 sqm width, 148 cm depth; length west side: 13 meters, length east side: 15,60 meters, width: 7,5 meters), the botanic gardens with aromatic plants and a kitchen garden with fresh vegetables. A broad wooden shelter, surrounded by jasmines and roses, complete with stone barbeque, is the ideal place for a lazy lunch or romantic evening dining. Finally, table tennis, billiards, mountain bikes and children playground will keep you entertained. There is even a beautiful church perfect for tying the knot should the fancy take you ! The Castle is fully staffed: daily housekeeping , breakfast service, full gardening and pool maintenance services are included in rates. Lunch & Dinner (professional chef), SPA treatments, Yoga lessons, car with a driver and many additional activities are available on request (to be pre-booked).
Located on the borders of Tuscany and Umbria, 18 km north of Perugia, conveniently close to Assisi, Siena and Cortona, almost equidistant between Rome and Florence, this peaceful estate is a haven for the mind and the senses and makes a tailor-made base for the best stay in central Italy.
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